A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, a lightning storm, or a
thundershower, is a type of storm characterized by the presence of lightning and
Apr 9, 2012 ... Sixty Second Stormscape #002 April 4, 2012 Waycross, Georgia On the edge of
a massive lightning storm, from a collision between the east ...
The formation of ice in a cloud is an important element in the development of
lightning. Those storms that fail to produce large numbers of ice crystals may also
Jul 14, 2015 ... Thunderstorms & Lightning. Lightning storm at night. All thunderstorms are
dangerous. Every thunderstorm produces lightning. While lightning ...
If there is a chance of severe storms
, change your plans accordingly. Get an early start; descend from mountain summits and ridges before storms
build; and be on your way down by the time the threat of lightning
For example: You count 10 seconds from the ... More »
METEOROLOGIST JEFF HABY. A thunderstorm is defined as convection that has
at least one stroke of lightning that produces audible thunder. You may have ...
Basic information about lightning, from the NOAA National Severe Storms
What is lightning? Lightning is a bright flash of electricity produced by a
thunderstorm. .... Yes, you can use thunder to tell how far away a storm is. Next
time you ...
Electrical Storms. In an electrical storm, the storm clouds are charged like giant
capacitors in the sky. The upper portion of the cloud is positive and the lower ...
Vaisala's National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN), the leading lightning
information system, tracking lightning activity across the continental United States